Akinwumi Adesina, 8th President of the AfDB
Akinwumi Adesina, formerly Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, was elected as the 8th President of the African Development Bank on Thursday, May 28.
He succeeds Donald Kaberuka of Rwanda, and assumed duty on September 1, 2015 in Abidjan.
- 29/09/2015 - An international effort to power Africa
- 28/09/2015 - High-Level Conference for an African Agricultural Transformation Agenda “Towards a Strategy for a strong Agricultural Sector in Africa”
- 28/09/2015 - Energizing Africa’s future, benefiting the world
- 25/09/2015 - International Financial Institutions Back New Global Development Agenda with Stepped-Up Support
- 25/09/2015 - The fortunes of Africa will determine the success of the Sustainable Development Goals
- 28/09/2015 - Statement delivered by Akinwumi A. Adesina, President, African Development Bank Group, High-Level Event, “Achieving SDG 7 on Energy by 2030-Implementation & Tracking of Sustainable Energy for All”
- 27/09/2015 - Remarks by Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, on the occasion of the High-Level Event on Industrialization, 26 September 2015, New York
- 27/09/2015 - Statement delivered by Akinwumi A. Adesina, President, African Development Bank Group, on the occasion of the Japan-Africa RECs Summit Roundtable in New York
- 17/09/2015 - Speech - Akinwumi A. Adesina, AfDB’s President, at the High-level Consultative Stakeholder Meeting on the New Deal on Energy for Africa, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
- 10/09/2015 - Speech - Akinwumi A. Adesina, AfDB’s President - On the occasion of the Informal Ministerial Dinner with the Foreign Affairs Minister of France - September 6, 2015 - Paris, France
My vision is to help build a new Africa with prosperous, sustainable and inclusive growth; one that is peaceful, secure and united, regionally integrated and globally competitive.
Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President